Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Credit cards

Merrill Lynch Very Bullish on Credit Card Stocks as Growth Surges

One thing that often gives economists more confidence in growth in the economy is higher credit card use by consumers. After the great recession of 2009, consumers went into hibernation ...
Read Full Story »
buy sell

Goldman Sachs Top 5 Expected Earnings Surprise Winners

In a report out this week, the Goldman Sachs options research team listed its top 25 tactical trades for earning season. While the report includes many names, the trick is ...
Read Full Story »
95992888

Merrill Lynch Picks 10 Value Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

With the market hitting new highs and earnings right around the corner, it is truly a toss-up on which way the market goes after such a strong and lengthy rally. ...
Read Full Story »
bank

Baird’s Four Mega-Cap Bank Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

While the stock market has plowed to new highs, investors have still cast a very wary eye toward financials, especially the mega-cap banks. Who can blame them, with countless billion-dollar ...
Read Full Story »
Credit cards

Why Capital One Now Has Become the Best Credit Card Stock

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) rose on Monday after an analyst research report highlighted that the company may be the best positioned credit card issuer for its ...
Read Full Story »
Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BioMarin, Family Dollar, Lululemon, SunTrust and More

It is Monday and 24/7 Wall St. has seen many new analyst research calls that have to be covered. The bull market is on, with stocks having hit new highs on Friday, but ...
Read Full Story »
investing

Jefferies Says Value Stocks Outperform Growth Stocks After Earnings Reports

One thing momentum stock investors have learned since the end of February is once the tide turns, it can turn fast. As we begin to wind down the first-quarter earnings ...
Read Full Story »
bank

Bank by Bank Dividend and Buyback Hike Approvals After Fed Review

Wednesday's big announcement is that the Federal Reserve did not object to the capital plans for some 25 of the 30 banks under review which were participating in the Comprehensive ...
Read Full Story »
bank

The Five Best Large-Cap Bank Stocks to Buy Now

If one sector ever rose from the ashes after the huge market sell-off in 2008, it was the financials. Following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brother, the sales of Bear Stearns ...
Read Full Story »
Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Capital One, Chesapeake, LinkedIn, Lululemon, Netflix and More

It is the first full trading week of 2014, and analysts are out with many ratings changes this Tuesday. Stocks have slid marginally since the end of 2013 after a ...
Read Full Story »
bank vault

Oppenheimer Raises Targets on Top Financial Stocks to Buy for a Challenging 2014

If there was one group of stocks that investors have a general dislike for it is the banks. Huge trading losses, mortgage litigation from the meltdown in 2008 and increased ...
Read Full Story »
JPMorgan_logo

J.P. Morgan Sees Nine Value Stocks Outperforming Growth Stocks in 2014

With time quickly running out on a fantastic year for investors, the 24/7 Wall Street staff is busy scouring through the research of the firms we cover. After the ...
Read Full Story »
Intel logo

Top Stocks to Buy in 2014 for Rising Interest Rates

The conventional wisdom on Wall Street at almost every major firm we cover is that interest rates are going higher in 2014. The bond market is a very anticipatory vehicle. ...
Read Full Story »
credit cards

The Best Big Credit Card Issuer Stock for 2014

24/7 Wall St. has been evaluating peers and rivals for valuation analysis now that the end of the year is coming up. Stocks have been challenging all-time highs and the ...
Read Full Story »
bank vault

Oppenheimer Sees Recovery for Top Financial Stocks Despite Tough Third Quarter

Between the sharp back-up in long-term rates that will penalize mortgage and trading results, and the ongoing political bloodlust that reflects itself in fines and litigation accruals, the banking analysts ...
Read Full Story »